Most shops and all banks are closed on the following public holidays:

January 1 New Year

January 6 Epiphany

March or April Easter Monday

May 1 Labour Day

June Corpus Christi

June 22 Day of the 1941 Anti-Fascist Uprising

June 25 Day of Croatian Statehood

August 5 National Thanksgiving Day

August 15 Assumption

October 8 Independence Day

November 1 All Saints’ Day

December 25 & 26 Christmas

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The most beautiful country in the world – as voted by you

The most beautiful country in the world – as voted by you

There's nothing like an amazing view to inspire you to book your next trip, whether you're drawn by rolling countryside, isolated islands or soaring mountain …

30 Aug 2017 • Rough Guides Editors camera_alt Gallery
The 10 best beaches in Croatia

The 10 best beaches in Croatia

When it comes to beaches in Croatia, the best advice is to head south: it’s on the Dalmatian coast where the most seductive sandy shores, pebbly coves and sun…

25 Aug 2017 • Jonathan Bousfield insert_drive_file Article
Sailing in Croatia: a first-timer’s guide

Sailing in Croatia: a first-timer’s guide

Coastlines don’t come much more idyllic than Croatia’s 2000km of ruggedly beautiful Adriatic shore. Along this magnificent stretch are ancient Roman remains…

03 Jul 2017 • Eleanor Aldridge insert_drive_file Article
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